Best Events in Glasgow

When it comes to what's on in Glasgow, this wee city has some crackers. From kicking club nights and fun student parties, to wine clubs, whisky tastings and food fun. From the cool and quirky to the classy, the something a little different to a new twist on the same old thing. Here's our pick of the best events in Glasgow, so make sure you check them out and have yourself a very fun, very special, very cool night out in Glasgow. 

Last updated on 15th August 2017

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Taking place in August, Cocktails in the City is one of Glasgow's most popular events. Head over to The Briggait for a night of mixing, concoctions and tasting as the country's best bar people give demonstrations, allow you to make your own tipples and learn the master craft. 

Fun Time Partying, Pop-Up, Something A Little Different
Background Music
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Organised by the renowned Fat Gay Vegan, this festival is bringing the UK's best vegan beer to Glasgow. Taking place at Mono over the bank holiday weekend, the event will feature plenty of beer and meat-free street food.

Festival, Daytime, Food & Drink
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Taking place in O2, this festival is bringing a serious fiesta to Glasgow. Put on your best day of the dead outfit and party with DJs, circus acts and liver performances.

Clubbing, Cabaret/Burlesque, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
Hip Hop/RnB

Jamie Jones will be spinning his hot mix of house this September as he heads to SWG3. Join the world renowned DJ, Route 94 and Mark Jenkyns for a huge night.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
House Music
West End
@ Boteco Do Brasil on Every Wednesday

Salsa Night at Boteco do Brasil is barrel loads of fun and definitely one of the best events in Glasgow each week. Every Wednesday you can unleash your inner Latin flair with a night of raucous dancing and partying. The evening kicks off with Tumbao Salsa School classes for mixed abilities from 6.45pm. Then from 10.30pm, salsa DJs turn up the heat - and the music - for one red hot night on the dancefloor of this Merchant City bar and club. 

Something A Little Different, Fun Time Partying, Classes
Party Mash Up
Merchant City

The Pretty Ugly Club is one of the best club nights in Glasgow if you're looking from something a little different to the usual party anthems. Three ladies at the decks spinning some of the slickest alt tunes around in The Admiral basement - what could be better? 

Fun Time Partying
Rock n Roll
Argyle Street Area

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@ The Stand Comedy Club on Every Saturday

The only comedy show in Glasgow to be sold out every week for the past five years, The Stand’s Saturday Show brings together the most side-splitting comedians for a night of hilarity. Bringing together five different acts, the best comperes and great headlines from around the UK and abroad, your laughter is guaranteed.

Comedy
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Grab your salt and line and head over to Barrowlands Ballroom as a huge tequila festival rocks into town. The one-day event will be celebrating the spirit with plenty of different types, live music and street food.

Food & Drink, Daytime, Fun Time Partying, Supper Clubs
Hip Hop/RnB
East End

Subculture at Sub Club is the longest running club nights in Glasgow, and with good reason. Resident DJs Harri & Dom have been at the decks for nearly twenty years pumping their unique brand of punchy house to an adoring crowd of ravers who never tire of their stomping sessions. With an ever-evolving selection of top name guest DJs joining them in the Central Glasgow club every Saturday night, there's a reason this club night has garnered quite the cult following and regarded as one of the best events in Glasgow each week. 

Clubbing
House Music
Argyle Street Area

Vinicombe StrEAT Festival is promising all sorts of deliciousness this August as they put on a party to remember. Kicking off at midday, the event will feature more than 12 hours of food, drink and live music.

Festival, Fun Time Partying, Daytime, Something A Little Different
Live Music
West End
@ Queens Park Arena Bandstand in Glasgow on Various dates from 26th August

With appearances from Jeremy Corbyn, Nicola Sturgeon and some of the biggest names in rock and reggae music, this three-day festival is going to be a biggie. 

Daytime, Fun Time Partying, Festival, Something A Little Different
Live Music

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